The Xavier School Community is committed to nurturing and enhancing
the faith and learning journey of each individual member.
Gospel values provide the foundation upon which the development of the whole child is based,
assisting each one to develop a positive sense of self worth and reach their full potential.
Today, Xavier Catholic School is a developing into a double stream co-educational primary school that will cater for approximately 450 students from Kindergarten to Year 6 when it is fully two-stream. Xavier operates a 3 year old pre-kindergarten program and Outside School Hours Care service for school families on the school site.Xavier Catholic School prides itself on being a family-friendly educational environment that also offers a ‘Mums & Bubs Play Group’. The Xavier Mums and Bubs Group including dads, grandparents or other family carers, supports young families with children from birth to 3 years of age. It operates each Thursday of the term from 9-11am.
In addition to providing a balanced academic curriculum with a strong emphasis on literacy and numeracy, all students take part in Religious Education programs that foster an understanding and belief in the Catholic faith. Xavier offers an inclusive education program catering for students from all backgrounds and learning abilities. Specialist support is provided across the school and includes the Reading Recovery and Enriching Mathematic Understanding (EMU) programs.
All classes are taught by specialist teachers in Music, Italian, Library/Research Skills and Physical Education. Extra-curricular options are available in Dance, Band, and Instrumental Music tuition (guitar, keyboard, piano, violin, flute, vocals, clarinet and drums). There are opportunities to perform in the school choir, dance troupe, the rock and folk bands. An Active after School Sports program and netball training operate during school terms.
Xavier is committed to developing independent learning skills and strongly encourages the use of learning technologies across the curriculum. Interactive Whiteboards are installed across the school, along with computers and mobile devices available to support teaching and learning. Specific programs enhancing personal health and fitness also operate across the school including: PATHS (Promoting Alternative Thinking Strategies) and Bluearth (the integration of body and mind through physical activity) that are enhanced by strong pastoral care and a supportive environment from compassionate and committed staff members.
Xavier Catholic Primary School is a family-friendly community operating as a cohesive unit to support all students, families and staff. A very strong relationship exists between the school and parish with an emphasis on our family-focussed, parish-based and school-supported Sacramental program. Annual nominations to the School Board and Parents & Friends Committee ensure all members of the community are able to contribute providing social and fundraising support. The school philosophy is based upon the beliefs of the Catholic Church and reflects the values, vision, policies and motto of Xavier Catholic School – “Growing in Wisdom”.